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's the value of debates. >> but look at the way it plays out. romney will say, "yes, i do have a deficit plan. go look on my website. it's there. it's toue." which puts the burden on the audience. i wish they would go to your website because they won't find out the answer at mitt romney's website. >> but then we come to the second part of the process that protects.e you heard in the debates candidates saying, "that's not true. check the record. check the transcript," and an invitation essentiallto go to the fact checkers ato journalism. to the extent that this year we've had a lot of fact checking in national journalism, arsot more than we've had in previous years. and we know now after the first three debates. last time i talked to you it was, it was only a hypothesis, that the people who said they went to the fact checking sites or went to journalism for fact checking on the web, were more likely to accurately be able to portray the candidates' positions and those exchanges in which somebody was alleging deception. romney, his plan largely doesn't add up. obama did not apologize around the
-to-do, letting the bush tax cuts for the wealthy expire as if you want to do something about the deficit. that's the singleoost popular proposal for doing something about the deficit would be to let the bush tax cuts for the wealthy expire. and yet that goes nowhere in washington. >> you know, there is an organized, powerful constituency for deregulation, for high-end tax cuts, for policies that are neglecting some of the serious middle class strains. there just isn't anything of comparable size or power on the other side. and that has pulled washingto way, you know,gt way toward the concerns of the most affluent, most privileged members of our society and led them toy often neglect the real struggles that americans are facingof during ts economic crisis, strugglesci th are magnified versions of what americans have been going gl years or so. >> there was a time when we were sure that a strong middle class was the backbone of a democracy. and tere was a time, after the ii world warerhen i was a young mahe when incomes actually grew slightly faster at the bottom and the middle than at the top,
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